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Mint Capsule Benefits

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Mint Capsule BenefitsMint capsules are used for a host of medicinal purposes. While  mint capsules are also popular as peppermint oil capsules, these are generally more popular than mint extracts or oils because these are easily available, cheaper, and are found to be more effective than the other two.


This blog concentrates on some of the mint capsule benefits:


Aches and Pains

You can swallow a mint capsule for pain because mint has got natural pain relieving properties and various clinical studies suggest that this herb works well for minor pains and aches like headache, etc.


Colon Spasms

Scientists at US National Institute of Health confirmed that peppermint oil capsules effectively tame the spasms in digestive tract. Researchers at NIH say that they have got very strong evidence to prove that peppermint oil can be effective in treating bowel spasms.



As said before the peppermint oil was found effective in treating colon spasms and encourages the production of bile acids; therefore it can be considered as an effective treatment for indigestion and dyspepsia. However, scientists at University of Maryland Medical Center have warned that peppermint oil capsules should not be administered to people suffering from gastrointestinal reflux disease, popularly termed as GERD.


Gas Pain

Researchers at the University of Maryland Medical Center confirmed that peppermint oil capsules can effectively tame the pain caused due to gas in the stomach by easing the colon. The gas passes off easily if the colon is eased. However, the researchers are still looking for more concrete evidence to support this claim. They are hopeful that these capsules can also be used as an anti-gas or carminative digestive aid.


Menstrual Cramps

Peppermint oil capsules are known to curb the muscle spasms in women undergoing menstruation. It has been observed that women who had at least 2 capsules before the onset of menstruation experienced relief from cramps during this period.   


Irritable Bowel Syndrome

As said before, the peppermint is revered for its anti-spasmodic properties. Peppermint oil capsules have been found to be effective in lowering the pain associated with irritable bowel syndrome. It is known to curb the intestinal cramping which ensues the IBS.



Regular and systematic usage of peppermint oil is known to curb the formation and growth of gallstones. People suffering from the problem of gallstones have found significant relief in these capsules.



According to Scientist Alan C. Ford, enteric coated peppermint capsules are good for treating diarrhea and their consumption helps to tame the intestinal spasms that lead to diarrhea. Ford found out that peppermint oil was found to be more effective in curbing severity of diarrhea than some well-known fiber supplements and anti spasmodic medications.



By now you might have realized how mint capsules can be utilized to enjoy health benefits in daily life. We suggest you to reach out to these mint capsules whenever you feel some uneasiness in stomach and other small digestive disorders. However, it is highly recommended to seek your doctor’s intervention before opting to experiment with its more complicated medicinal uses. 


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Mint Capsule Benefits